Police in Edinburgh have launched an investigation after a man's body was found in a local park.

They were alerted to the body at around 7.30am on Saturday in the city's Victoria Park.

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Police Scotland have not yet indicated whether the man's death is seen as suspicious, and are currently treating it as "unexplained".

A spokesman said: "Officers from Police Scotland are investigating the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the body of a man in Victoria Park in Edinburgh.

"The body was found around 7.30am and the investigation is still at an early stage."